Special thanks to Adam Caudle and Andy Beaver for taking the time to stop in for Moving Forward this morning to remind listeners to remember the veterans and to offer their services. They are now able to safely (with Covid-19 precautions in place, transport veterans to appoints and meetings. They haven’t been able to do this since March due to the pandemic. Listen to them talk about it in the link above. There are also resources below to help you or your loved ones who may need help.
For more information about the Louisa County Veterans Affairs department, click the link below:
Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Suicide Prevention Online Chat: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans/
Look for the “Live Chat” icon
National Center for PTSD: www.ptsd.va.gov
Military Sexual Trauma resources: www.mentalhealth.va.gov/msthome.asp
Or ask at your local VA facility. Please feel free to request a provider of the gender – male or female – with whom you would feel the most comfortable.
VA’s general information hotline: 1-800-827-1000
Or call “911” in any emergency situation
This story originally appeared on the Voice of Muscatine. Read More local stories here.